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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 211–234.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Xiujie Wu Based on a field study in a village in the northern plain of China, this paper reviews three different types in how Han-Chinese rural people have coped with domestic electrical appliances during the last 40-odd years of electrification. The aim of this paper is to offer an ethnographic...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 265–288.
Published: 01 June 2008
... systems in twentieth century rural northern China as elsewhere. The author is indebted to several colleagues for valuable comments and critical remarks, especially to Francesca Bray, Xiujie Wu, Laurel Bossen, Ingo Nentwig and two very informed anonymous peer reviewers. The latter pushed me to...
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Published: 01 June 2008
Fig. 3 In the most rural areas, electric switches and wires still look like in a spontaneous state of lacking security (source: Shaqu, Shanxi province, 2008. Photograph: Hu Xiaohui) Fig. 3. In the most rural areas, electric switches and wires still look like in a spontaneous state of lacking More
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Published: 01 September 2008
Fig. 3 The design of the Koyang study aimed to compare a rural community (Wondang Myun, Koyang) with a designated portion of southwest Seoul serving as the control. The designation “Ri Office” indicates the approximate center of each of the seven villages in the area. ( Yonsei Medical Journal More
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Published: 01 June 2010
Fig. 2 A Rural Pharmacy in Late Nineteenth Cenentury Korea (Source: Honma Kyuske, tran. Choi Hyeju, Chosŏn Chapki 조선잡기, Seoul: Kimyoungsa, 2008, p.233) Fig. 2. A Rural Pharmacy in Late Nineteenth Cenentury Korea (Source: Honma Kyuske, tran. Choi Hyeju, Chosŏn Chapki 조선잡기, Seoul: Kimyoungsa More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 361–379.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Fig. 3 The design of the Koyang study aimed to compare a rural community (Wondang Myun, Koyang) with a designated portion of southwest Seoul serving as the control. The designation “Ri Office” indicates the approximate center of each of the seven villages in the area. ( Yonsei Medical Journal...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 135–172.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Kuei-Mei Lo; Hsin-Hsing Chen Increasing productivity through high-yield, high-response, chemical-dependent food crop cultivars to stabilize rural society—that was the Cold War–era social-technical strategy commonly known as the Green Revolution. A similar strategy was implemented in Taiwan in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 81–106.
Published: 01 March 2014
... nonbiomedical practices and practitioners in the rural Philippines. This twenty-two-month field research was carried out through interviews, focus groups, and participant observation within communities of four rural municipalities in the Philippines and with stakeholders at state and multilateral levels. The...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 91–131.
Published: 01 March 2009
... mass-manufactured vehicles, their best strategy is to respond to the circumstances of Taiwan's rural area and offer the best solution. Their external advantages include their services, adaptability to all kinds of environments, not to mention that they are license-free and tax-free. Internal advantages...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 235–264.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Choong-Hwan Park The peasantry is probably the last social category that researchers of technology and society readily associate with the use of high technologies such as the Internet. But in China recently, tens of thousands of peasant entrepreneurs, engaged in a unique form of rural tourism...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 87–101.
Published: 01 March 2013
... BIOTEC should instead act more as a catalyst for equality and justice through its alignment with villagers in rural areas, helping them to realize their own goals. 21 7 2011 28 9 2012 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2013 2013 Biotechnology culture justice equality...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 453–466.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Patrizia Bassini This article examines Amdo Tibetan people's experiences of gastric ( pho nad ) and gallbladder disorders ( mkhris nad ) in rural Qinghai. I illustrate how different and multifaceted the experience of illness can be when viewed from a home-based perspective in contrast to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 127–149.
Published: 01 February 2015
... in accordance with their own visions of modernity. 31 12 2013 06 10 2014 © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2015 international development agriculture rural development Green Revolution Taiwan China United States In 1996, just after Lee Teng-hui's (Li...
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Published: 01 March 2009
Fig. 2 Ligan, Pingtong County, 1965. Except cattle carts, reassembled cars had became means of transportation in the Taiwanese rural areas in the 1960s. Photo by Chin-Yun Lin, cited from The World , no. 37, p. 52 Fig. 2. Ligan, Pingtong County, 1965. Except cattle carts, reassembled cars had More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 487–490.
Published: 01 August 2014
... for the general reader in the form of an episodic narrative, is a welcome contribution. It shows that the Taiwanese government's efforts to modernize rural communities—through the introduction of novel livestock, foodstuffs, agricultural technology, and lifestyles—bore the impress of US hegemony...
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Published: 01 June 2008
: Nongcun yongdian changshi wenda (Questions and answers concerning electricity use in rural) , edited by the Electricity Bureau of Harbin. Harbin: Heilongjiang renmin chubanshe, 1964. Figure 37 Fig. 1. One typical imagination of gender roles in coping with electricity use is reflected in the More
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Published: 01 June 2008
yongdian changshi wenda (Questions and answers concerning electricity use in rural) , edited by the Electricity Bureau of Harbin. Harbin: Heilongjiang renmin chubanshe, 1964. Figure 41 Fig. 2. One typical imagination of gender roles in coping with electricity use is reflected in the enlightenment More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 617–620.
Published: 01 December 2017
... groundbreaking history of antischistosomiasis campaigns in the People's Republic of China from the 1950s to the 1970s is a must-read for students of governance and mass campaigns during the Maoist period, as well as anyone interested in the history of public health in China and other rural settings...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 March 2009
... with several important subjects relating to the history of medicine in modern China such as missionary medicine, early psychiatric asylums, urban and rural health care, and the conflict between Western medicine and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). The book covers a long period and its chapters...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 493–495.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Revolution, the barefoot doctor initiative and the production brigade medical stations where these practitioners worked were established to improve health-care service across rural China. The story of barefoot doctors formally began in 1968, when the People's Daily published a report in September...